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Altbayrisch Dunkel - Private Landbrauerei Schönram

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Reviews: 5
Hads: 20
Avg: 3.88
pDev: 15.21%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Private Landbrauerei Schönram
Germany | website

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager | 5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerForMuscle on 07-15-2014

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Reviews: 5 | Hads: 20
Photo of Ozzylizard
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle dated 14.03.15 at 42 degrees into nonic
$ 4.69/16.9 oz bottle ($0.277/oz) at State Line Liquors, Elkton, MD
Aroma of toasted malt
Head large (5.5 cm, aggressive pour), light brown, frothy, diminishing to four mm ring and partial frothy layer
Lacing – fair – few shreds of curtains, tiny to small bubbles
Body medium amber, clear
Flavor of malt, starts slightly sweet and ends slightly bitter; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate – just into medium, watery, soft carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 4, Flavor 3.75, Palate 3.75, Overall 3.75

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.26/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Torst in Brooklyn, NY.

This one pours a rich dark-ish brown, with a quarter inch head, and a small level of lacing.

This smells pretty nice, a bit nutty, with some caramel, and baked bread, and molasses.

This is one of the better dunkels I've ever had, awesome stuff here. All of the flavors I mentioned that were in the aroma, are in the taste as well, and they all just come together in a really unified, balanced way that shows a real technical precision in brewing.

This is medium bodied, syrupy in just the right way, but with a crisp finish. There's a pretty normal level of carbonation, I guess.

This was an excellent dunkel- a nice deep cut on Torst's taplist on that day.

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Photo of drmeto
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

-pours a clear copper with a medium,foamy,offwhite head
-low-medium carbonation visible
-Follows the nose plus cabbage and slight roast
-medium body,medium carbonation
-Very nice Dunkel

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.38/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Schönramer Altbayrisch Dunkel has an extremely thick, cream-colored, crackling head, a clear, copper color, and very heavy lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, syrupy, brown bread, and the flavor is the same, with appropriate, balancing bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and chewy, and this one finishes crisp and refreshing.


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Photo of seedyone
3.3/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap. First impression was a hint of fruitiness that I can't place. Good substantial coppery color, slim head, medium body but almost no aroma. Flavor is a nice toasty...almost smoky...& balanced betwixt the bitter & sweet. A good example of the restraints I like in most German brews. At a 5% I find the most expressive phrase here is 'well managed restraint'. Not passive, but when it does 'get you'...& it will...it does so masterfully. I guess it comes with it's well aged pedigree. Cheers to the years.

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Altbayrisch Dunkel from Private Landbrauerei Schönram
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